Is your roommate a pain? Are you over your couch? Do you work from your laptop? Sounds like you need a coffee shop with wifi.
June 6, 2023
Don’t settle for another disappointing muffin. Make sure your coffee shop has food that doesn’t suck.
January 22, 2019
It’s warm out, so get some coffee on ice for takeout.
July 13, 2020
Lower Pacific Heights
Cafe Alma is a giant coffee shop and community spot in Bayview that serves great coffee and small brunch dishes.
September 22, 2023
The Den is a takeout-focused cafe in Bayview serving up all the classic Craftsman and Wolves pastries.
La Victoria is a Mexican panadería institution serving excellent pan dulce in a bright Mission space.
September 6, 2023
El Yucateco is a small bakeshop in the Mission serving delicious pan dulce and Yucatecan specialties.
The Fillmore bakery is serving fantastic breads and pastries.
September 1, 2023
Jina Bakes is a Japanese and Korean bakery in Japantown. You’re here for the kalbijjim croissant.
Day Moon is an Outer Sunset bakery with fantastic baguettes, scones, cookies, and upside-down cakes.
Mother Tongue in Oakland is an excellent cafe by day and a casual cocktail bar by night.
August 25, 2023
Bartavelle Coffee And Wine is a Berkeley spot that’s ideal for coffee dates and long lunches.
July 13, 2023
Mattina is a Lower Pacific Heights cafe and restaurant that’s ideal for coffee and a light bite.
This Mission institution has been serving donuts stuffed to the brim with fruity jam almost continuously since 1987.
July 12, 2023
Donut World in the Inner Sunset is the late-night donut spot. Get the maple old fashioned.
Come to Johnny Doughnuts in Pacific Heights for great cream-filled "crodoughs" and coffee.
July 11, 2023
Twisted Donuts and Coffee serves fantastic donuts (with creative weekend specials) in the Sunset.
Come to The Coffee Movement in Nob Hill for fantastic seasonal lattes served in a tiny space.
June 22, 2023
The Richmond outpost of The Coffee Movement has indoor seating and excellent espresso drinks.
Edith's Pie is a cafe-like spot in Uptown Oakland specializing in savory hand pies and dessert pies with the butteriest crust in town.
June 16, 2023
Upfordayz is a spacious coffee shop in Nob Hill with smoothies, sandwiches, and breakfast bowls.
Beluna Cafe is a bright, casual cafe in Lower Haight. It’s a great spot to hunker down with a laptop.
This boba shop in the Mission serves up good boba and katsu sandwiches.
May 10, 2023
The second outpost of Boichik Bagels is a large factory and cafe in Berkeley—chewy, rotund bagels are the star.
April 20, 2023
Le Dix-Sept Pâtisserie in the Mission is a bakery takeout window serving botanical-themed pastries—we love the pink, plant-heavy patio.
April 14, 2023
A simple but reliable coffee shop, Abanico is a Mission go-to for quick cups of Salvadorean coffee.
For a quick coffee before a lap around Lake Merritt, head to Equator Coffees in Oakland.
March 21, 2023